Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

William Keighley


Monday, June 9 2008

Old Time Religion

In the span of 90 amazing minutes, The Green Pastures performs a feat untold in most religious cinema: it actually explains and illustrates faith.


Sunday, July 31 2005

The Street With No Name / House of Bamboo (1948/1955)

The men's relationship is rerouted through any number of bizarre set pieces, the sort of brilliant incongruity that Fuller loved to wreak.


Monday, January 26 2015

Double Take: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Double Take examines Errol Flynn's classic take on this vigilante archer: a bold, impudent rascal that speaks treason fluently, capturing hearts when he isn't shooting arrows into them.

Friday, March 28 2014

'George Washington Slept Here' (1942)

Jack Benny meets a money pit.

Friday, February 14 2014

'The Master of Ballantrae' (1953)

More Flynn than Stevenson.

Monday, January 20 2014

'No Time for Comedy' (1940)

Truth in packaging, alas.

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